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Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg

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Railroad route Petrozavodsk - Saint-Petersburg overview

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart 5 times a day. Departure of the first train a day - at 04:05, the last - 22:56. Travel time between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg takes from 04h 56min to 11h 42min. Train tickets from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg cost from 33 EUR to 75 EUR, depending on a train category, ticket category, date of travel and additional services.


On this page we have collected all the important, useful and relevant information about the railway and trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg: train schedules, train types, travel time, ticket classes and prices, main trains on a route, recommended trains, answers to frequently asked questions and traveler reviews.

  • The relevance of the information on this page is February 2020.

Departure and Arrival stations

Departure station:

Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск)

Arrival station:

Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал))


Complete schedule of trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Train category Price from
04:05 10:09 06h 04min 021Ч Regular Train 37 EUR
06:36 12:00 05h 24min 803Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 33 EUR
14:10 01:52 11h 42min 160А Regular Train 54 EUR
15:20 22:16 06h 56min 015А Arktika Regular Train 39 EUR
18:00 22:56 04h 56min 805Ч Lastochka High-Speed Train 33 EUR
22:40 06:24 07h 44min 011А Regular Train 39 EUR

Frequently Asked Questions about trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Yes there are direct trains departing from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск) and arriving to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)). Trains depart 5 times a day.

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск) and arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

The fastest train is 805Ч Lastochka, departing at 18:00 from Petrozavodsk and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station. Travel time of the fastest train 805Ч Lastochka - 04h 56min. Tickets cost from 33 EUR.

The cheapest train is 805Ч Lastochka, departing at 18:00 from Petrozavodsk, traveling for 04h 56min and arriving to Ladozhskiy Railway station at 22:56. Tickets for this train cost from 33 EUR.

Travel time between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg takes from 04h 56min to 11h 42min, depending on a train and date.

 

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg depart from Petrozavodsk (Петрозаводск). The first train a day departs at 04:05.

Trains from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg arrive to Saint-Petersburg Ladozhskiy Railway station (Санкт-Петербург (Ладожский Вокзал)).

Train tickets from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg usually cost from 33 EUR to 75 EUR per passenger depending on a train, ticket class and date of travel.

Ticket fares for Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg train tickets are regulated by a dynamic pricing system. The main principle can be formulated as follows: the higher the demand and the fewer the seats, the higher the ticket price. We recommend booking 2-3 months in advance, in this case you are able to catch the best fares, starting from 33 EUR per passenger, which is not available a few days before the departure.

Yes, you can buy tickets online on our website.

Yes, trains in Russia are safe and convenient. You can travel from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg by train without any problems.

In rare cases, there really are changes in the schedule: changing the departure time, canceling trains, launching additional trains, but in most of cases this schedule is accurate. In all situations, we urge you to build your plans based on a real schedule for a specific date, and not on an approximate generalized schedule

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable trains for you (at the end of this page). You can use our recommendation. However, please keep in mind that tickets for recommended trains are usually bought first, so they can simply be sold out at the desired date.
Use our ticket search system, indicating the date and number of passengers of interest. After downloading the results - use the filters by departure time, arrival time, travel time, ticket price and ticket classes - so you will find the best trains that best meet your requirements. If there are no trains left after applying the filters, clean the filters and try again.

Train categories on a route between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains with speeds up to 250 km/h, first launched in Russia in 2009, immediately became a popular alternative to air travel for both Russian citizens and foreign tourists.

High-Speed Trains Lastochka between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg depart 1 time a day, passing the entire route for 04h 56min - 05h 24min.

High-Speed Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 803Ч, 805Ч.

Interesting fact: Unfortunately, despite the popularity of high-speed trains and a consistently high load (occupancy rate exceeds 87%), High-Speed Trains are still not widespread in Russia, essentially connecting only a few of the most important cities. The reason for this is the huge distances between the cities of Russia, which leads to significant costs required for the construction of new modern railways that would be suitable for high-speed trains.
Important: Try to buy High-Speed Train tickets as early as possible. A few days before departure on High-Speed Trains, usually there are no available seats, and the price of the remaining tickets rises 2-3 times from the original.

High-Speed Trains on the route from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

  • Sitting (Basic) - from 33 EUR

Schedule of High-Speed Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
06:36 12:00 05h 24min 803Ч Lastochka 33 EUR
18:00 22:56 04h 56min 805Ч Lastochka 33 EUR

Regular Trains

Regular Train is historically the first class of trains, nowadays is the most common type of train in Russia that can take you to almost everywhere, slow and reliable. Such trains run at a speed of about 60-80 km/h and make stops at all (or most) stations on their route. Stops can be either for 1-5 minutes, or for 20-30 and even for an hour and a half. Check the train route and duration of stops using the ROUTE button next to each train.

Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg depart 3 times a day, covering the whole route from 05h 44min to 11h 44min.

Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg have the following numbers: 015А, 021Ч, 160А, 011А

Interesting fact: at long stops, passengers of Regular Trains often go to the platform and buy traditional pies or local crafts from Babushkas on the platform.
Important: at stops, do not go far from the train! You may not notice the train departing and your personal belongings will go on a trip without you, and you can stay at this station for several hours or even days. Your ticket will not be valid for traveling on the next train and you will have to buy a new ticket at the box office of this station. The staff does not speak any language other than Russian.

Tickets for the Regular Train are usually cheaper (compared to other classes of trains or plane tickets). Regular Train on the route from Petrozavodsk to Saint-Petersburg have the following ticket classes:

  • 3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 EUR
  • 2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 EUR
  • 1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 71 EUR

Schedule of Regular Trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

Departure time Arrival time Travel time Train Price from
04:05 10:09 06h 04min 021Ч 37 EUR
14:10 01:52 11h 42min 160А 54 EUR
15:20 22:16 06h 56min 015А Arktika 39 EUR
22:40 06:24 07h 44min 011А 39 EUR

Classes of tickets on trains between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg

1-сl. sleeping compt.

Air-conditioned compartment with two comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the type of the carriage, meal-set, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


2-сl. sleeping compt.

2-class is one of the most popular type of the compartment due to the best correlation of price and comfort. The air-conditioned compartment are equipped with four comfortable beds. Bed linen is included. Depending on the carriage, meal, travel-kit, TV, newspapers might be availiable.


3-сl. open sleeping

3-Class Open Sleeping also known as "Platzkart" or "Hostel Sleeping", the open type carriage with couchettes, is one of the cheapest options to travel by rail. The Plazlkart is rather comfortable and gives an opportunity to travel in a big company, mix with locals and chat with neighbours all the time.


Sitting (Basic)

Carriage with open seating area, used for relatively short journeys. This may include plaid, newspaper, meal, travel kit and air conditioning.


Popular trains on a route Petrozavodsk - Saint-Petersburg

803Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Petrozavodsk at 06:36 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 12:00
Travel Time - 05h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 EUR


805Ч, Lastochka High-Speed Train

Departing from Petrozavodsk at 18:00 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:56
Travel Time - 04h 56min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 EUR


015А, Arktika Regular Train

Departing from Petrozavodsk at 15:20 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:16
Travel Time - 06h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 39 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 75 EUR


Recommended trains

Recommended High-Speed Trains

Recommended cheapest, most comfortable High-Speed train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

803Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 06:36 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 12:00
Travel Time - 05h 24min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 EUR


 

Recommended fastest High-Speed train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

805Ч, Lastochka  High-Speed Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 18:00 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:56
Travel Time - 04h 56min

Ticket classes:

Sitting (Basic) - from 33 EUR


 

Recommended Regular Trains

Recommended cheapest, fastest Regular train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

021Ч,   Regular Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 04:05 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 10:09
Travel Time - 06h 04min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 37 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 46 EUR


 

Recommended most comfortable Regular train between Petrozavodsk and Saint-Petersburg:

015А, Arktika  Regular Train
Departing from Petrozavodsk at 15:20 - arriving at Saint-Petersburg at 22:16
Travel Time - 06h 56min

Ticket classes:

3-сl. open sleeping - from 39 EUR
2-сl. sleeping compt. - from 55 EUR
1-сl. sleeping compt. - from 75 EUR


 

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